STAFF SERGEANT LOUIS SALVATORE DODDO; U.S. ARMY

December 25, 1913 (Norwalk, CT) – July 7, 1944; 30 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 4 Neptune Avenue, South Norwalk
Entered the service March 21, 1941
Service number: 31042417
27TH INFANTRY DIVISION; 105TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, COMPANY C
MIA

Awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart Medal.

From 27th Army Division photos; found on fold3.com, an affiliate of ancestry.com

Japanese prisoner of war guarded by SSgt. Louis S. Doddo of Norwalk, Conn., who captured him as the Japanese walked out of a dugout into which Doddo had tossed a grenade. Japanese proved to be commander Jiro Saito, member of the staff of rear Admiral Takeshita Tsu.

Listed as “Finding Of Death” at Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Body has never been found along with 16 other members of the 27th Infantry Division. Possibly buried in a mass grave that has yet to be found.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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